The Death of AI art

The recent trend with technology seems to be betting heavily on Artificial Intelligence. From automating tiresome factory jobs, AI is moving into more cognition demanding jobs. Not only truck- or -taxi drives are threatened, but doctors, nurses, and many others as well. Similarly, art and design worlds are preparing for the new intelligent era.

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Contempora intearther -machine interprets my dissertation and end of the year musings about AI

One of the big things in digital technology this year has been the advancements in AI and in particular in machine learning (ML). A lot of great and exciting things has been written about them this year. From the almost incredible mind-reading AI to dystopian visions and further. Despite, AI and ML are producing novel ideas and applications, in some way the current hype of AI and ML reminds me of the hype of big data, or digitalisation, just a while back. The idea remains the same, but the buzzword has just changed.

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Misrecollection of forgetting’ -The absent minded programmers guide to machine learning

“Programming is forgetting” teaches Allison Parrish, an NY-based artist, and programmer (Parrish, 2016). What she means is that by translating functions, actions and material into the digital world by programming we make compromises and forget the complexity of the world.

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Grasping AI systems

Together with Mikko Dufva, I have started working on a project that handles the disconnect between the sophisticated digital systems and the experience of them. In particular, we focus on the new artificial intelligence systems that are being brought into many fields of society -including education.

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